SAHEL Morocco (AP) - Escape for 16-year-old Amina Filali from her marriage came
in the form of a pill of rat poison she bought in the market for 60 cents. Pressured
by a conservative rural Moroccan society, a judge and her own mother to marry
the man she said had raped her at Full
Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan authorities began trying the country's most famous
judge in absentia Wednesday while she refused to enter the courtroom alleging
violations of her rights. Coming nearly three years after her arrest, the trial
of Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni started amid a scandal...
NATIONS (AP) - Preliminary investigations by the U.N. peacekeeping force in
Congo indicate that Congolese army soldiers committed rapes, looting and other
human rights violations after they retreated from the key city of Goma
following its capture by M23 rebels, the United Nations said Friday...